On the March 21, 2013 episode of Impact Wrestling, new rules were implemented for the X Division:
1. A 230 lb. weight limit
2. All matches will be Triple Threat matches
3. In championship matches, whoever gets pinned or is made to submit would be ineligible for the next championship match, while the one who does not will be a challenger for the next X Division match.
On the April 18, 2013 episode of Impact Wrestling, a new feature called the X Cam was introduced, giving viewers a first-person look at every X Division match.
On the August 22, 2013 episode of Impact Wrestling, it was announced that the triple threat match rule has been revoked and that X Division matches may also be contested under one on one matches again.